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Wittmeyer presents at Stetson University

Nov 22, 2013 |

Dr. Carol B. Wittmeyer, associate professor of management, presented  "Building a Strategy for Your Enterprising Family"  on Nov. 6 at Stetson University as part of the Family Enterprise Center's Fall 2013 Featured Speaker Program held on the university's DeLand Campus.

Stetson University created the first family business undergraduate major in the nation and has one of the most well-recognized Family Business Centers internationally.


Effective managers are strong organizers, planners, problem-solvers and motivators who can help a business or organization compete and succeed.

Management is an ideal major for grooming the corporate generalist. It develops decision-makers who are well equipped with a broad knowledge of all areas of business including accounting, business information systems, finance, marketing and economics. Management majors pursue a curriculum that emphasizes courses in these core areas.

They may also choose an emphasis in behavioral management (motivation, conflict, group dynamics) or quantitative management (statistics, models, computer simulations).

Four concentrations are available to management majors:
  • Family Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Business Management
  • Human Resource Management
Each concentration requires a major to take 9 credits as management electives. (See Curriculum & Courses page.)

Students may also minor in management. (See Minors in Business.)

Careers in Management

Management majors are well-equipped for career opportunities in a variety of businesses and not-for-profit organizations, such as human resources management, organizational development, production and operations management, sales and retail management; and supervisory positions in many fields including manufacturing, education, government and non-profit entities.

Other job opportunities exist in the areas of international business, purchasing, urban planning, health care administration, and plant management.

Additionally, quantitative and computer-related courses provide a solid foundation for careers in system analysis, business information systems, marketing research, and materials management and planning.

Faculty Research & Honors

    Mar 29, 2017

    Dr. Carl J. Case and Darwin L. King
    Department of Management

    Dr. Carl J. Case, professor of business information systems, and Darwin L. King, professor of accounting, earned a Best Paper Award from the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences for their paper titled "Internet Trolling in Social Networking Sites: A Preliminary Investigation of Undergraduate Student Victimization." The paper was also accepted to be published in the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Journal.

Management at SBU

Management majors learn a lot and are prepared for the real world.

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